Tag: hdx

  1. Out With the Old: Driving Relevant Services as a Hosting Service Provider

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    I’ve been in Europe visiting some of the largest Telephone Companies in the world. I've found a common thread that's drawn between these huge Service Providers and it's the paradox they are facing regarding their livelihoods. In most cases, they have tremendous brand recognition. Their reach is phenomenal (servicing millions of subscribers) and they have more network capacity than any business could imagine. So, what is the dichotomy? Believe ...

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  2. 5 Hot Trends for Hosted Services Providers

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    So far, 2015 has been a pivotal year for service providers – and for end users who realized the opportunity of anytime, anywhere mobile workspaces. From a Citrix Service Provider perspective, we are tracking 5 big trends that are driving the global hosted services market. Share your trends on the Citrix Service Provider LinkedIn group and on Twitter via @citrixcsp. Top 5 Hosted Services Trends for 2015 1)      ...

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  3. Citrix Support for Skype for Business

    This week at Citrix Synergy 2015 in Orlando we announced a new release of the HDX RealTime Optimization Pack for Microsoft Lync® to be available at the end of June. Release 1.8 will support optimized delivery of Microsoft’s rebranded universal communications client, Skype for Business, from XenApp and XenDesktop, in Lync UI mode. In addition to supporting Windows and Linux devices, the new release introduces an ...

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  4. What About Skype for Business?

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    Just as Office Communicator morphed into Lync in 2011, Microsoft Lync has now become Skype for Business. On April 14th, Microsoft released its rebranded Unified Communications (or “Universal Communications”) client for enterprise and SMB customers, introducing several user interface updates. For example, Skype for Business adopts the Skype™ icons for calling, adding video and ending calls, and an active call stays visible in a small window ...

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  5. Performance Tip: Disabling Mouse Shadow for XenDesktop and XenApp

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    Gosh, cursors are pesky little things! Until I joined HDX and started researching them, I had no idea how complicated and troublesome a little arrow could be! Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp both involve constructing a desktop on a server and then remoting the pixels of the desktop to an end-client device; that end-client device could be a Windows workstation, a Linux thin client, an iPad or ...

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  6. More Flexibility In Lync 2013 Delivery From XenApp and XenDesktop

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    Recognizing that Microsoft Lync is a strategic application for many organizations, Citrix has done more than any other vendor to optimize the delivery of Lync in virtualized environments. We led the way with the introduction of the HDX RealTime Optimization Pack for Lync 2010 in June 2012 and also embraced Microsoft’s VDI Plug-in solution for Lync 2013. Now, as part of the XenApp and XenDesktop ...

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  7. Accessing ICA RTT Metrics for Citrix HDX and XenDesktop and XenApp

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    One of the useful metrics available for ICA is a latency measurement known as the Round Trip Time (RTT).  This is basically the time interval measured at the client between the first step (user action) and the last step (graphical response displayed). This metric can be thought of as a measurement of the screen lag that a user experiences while interacting with an application hosted ...

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  8. Cisco Releases VXME Update for Jabber

    Cisco Jabber

    The best way to deliver Cisco’s Jabber® client from Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop is with the Cisco Virtualization Experience Media Engine (VXME). Jabber is Cisco’s flagship Unified Communications client, supporting presence, instant messaging (IM), desktop sharing and audio-video conferencing. The key to delivering Unified Communications clients like Jabber at scale in a desktop virtualization environment is to offload the media processing to the user device ...

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  9. Citrix UK User Group Meeting – 2nd April 2015, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. Bring Your Own Session (BYOS)

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    Andrew Wood (@gilwood_cs) , CTP (Citrix Technology Professional) has announced on behalf of the UK Citrix User Group Organising Committee - a call for speakers and registrations for the group’s next meeting in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Many of us from Citrix attend this events to meet real users and get feedback into what our priorities for support, product features and documentation should be. Belo is Andrew’s announcement ...

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  10. Feedback Wanted: How Good is Printing in a Virtualised Environment? – Citrix Universal Printing

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    About 8 months ago I took over as Product Manager for our printing products for Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, including Citrix UPD (Universal Print Driver) and Citrix UPS (Universal Print Server). Since then we’ve been investing heavily in the underlying architecture, scalability and reliability of the solutions. We’ve also been working on improving the documentation, reference architectures and performance data available around the products. Now we ...

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